According to recent statistics from homeless charity, Shelter, more than 70,000 homeless children in England alone are living in temporary accommodation. With more than 4,000 people are sleeping rough on our streets every night. Log Cabins Lakeland explores how residential lodge manufacturers could help to solve this crisis with government support for an expansion of […]
Palmako Log Cabins – strong Scandinavian timber One of Europe’s leading manufacturers of log cabin houses, Palmako continues to be an aspirational brand that buyers are proud to have in their back garden. Founded in Estonia, Palmako offers a range of square log garden houses constructed from premium materials. The company prides itself on the […]
Britons are spending an increasing amount of money on their gardens – which could include the installation of a log cabin as the crowning glory of their outdoor space – with new research revealing that an average of £647 has been spent by homeowners aged between 25 and 34 in this area in the last […]
Choosing your ultimate garden log cabin can have its strains – perhaps all the cabins you’ve found are too big for your garden, or just aren’t your cup of tea when it comes down to aesthetics. If you’re looking for a made to measure log cabin where you could enjoy those long summer days, or […]
As a nation, our fascination with Scandinavian log cabins continues to grow, particularly as the weather gets warmer and the thought of making the most of our gardens becomes more enticing. But just what is it about this type of wooden building that inspires us so much? And why do we turn to Nordic wood […]
If you’re considering building a holiday home: either for yourself or for an investment to let out to holidaymakers, buying a log cabin could be the ideal solution. Log cabin homes are increasing in popularity thanks to their versatility and can be used to increase your current living space or even to replace a long-term […]
There’s no doubt that everyone could benefit from a little time out. Whether it’s a few uninterrupted hours to explore new terrain on Call of Duty, or some space to play pool with your friends without worrying about the noise. Sometimes every guy needs to get away from the pressures of a busy lifestyle and […]
Are you considering building a holiday home on your land but you’re not sure what rules you need to follow? Read on to find out what planning permission you really need for a log cabin holiday home, and how surprisingly easy it is to build your own.
Glulam Log Cabins If you’re looking to make better use of your outdoor space, building glulam log cabins in your garden is one of the best investments you’ll ever make. Don’t blame us if you feel an immediate need to socialise with your neighbours or start saying ‘yes’ every time the kids ask for a […]
Building a carport that adds value A carport can add value to your home. But choosing the right carport for this purpose can be tricky. The key to adding value to your home is to create a useable space for new buyers that will benefit them in the long-term. So, pay close attention to the […]
Are you ready for a relaxing steam room experience? Chances are you’ve been working a difficult week, maybe pulled some late shifts, sat in rush hour traffic for hours on end and barely found enough time in the day for a microwave meal, let alone a full dinner.
At Log Cabins Lakeland, our timber is carefully sourced from the coldest parts of the Scandinavian region. But we don’t choose to do this just for the heck of it. This extreme environment forces the wood to grow extremely slowly, which means less knots and a stronger grain. So, just how do we select the […]
Are you considering a new lease of life for your small garden, but you’re unsure how to go about it? Log Cabins Lakeland has built countless small garden lodges over the years, all perfectly designed to suit a more compact garden. But just how do you choose a small garden lodge that won’t dwarf your […]
One in ten British adults now owns a second home. But have you considered making your holiday home an investment property? The buy-to-let market has suffered in recent times due to changes in tax legislation, but for many budding landlords property is still seen as an attractive investment.
Log Cabin Delivery At Log Cabins Lakeland, we not only have a large range of log cabins for you to choose from, but we also offer nationwide delivery. What’s better than nationwide delivery? Our log cabin free delivery service of course! Whether you are looking for log cabins in Liverpool or log cabins in Lancashire, […]
Log Cabins Lakeland offers a unique way to keep the magic of childhood alive for longer. There are few more exciting things as a kid than building your very first fort. The thrill of darkness as your eldest sibling drops a duvet over the top bunk, and lets the swathes of material conceal you in […]
Winter is bearing down upon the UK and leaving us all dreaming of those beautiful British summer days. Has your mind already wandered to your next holiday? Will you be going to your favourite English spot next summer? Where will you book to stay? Maybe you should book soon before all the good places are […]
Once you’ve had your log cabin installed in your garden, you’ll no doubt want to spend as much time as possible enjoying your new space – but you need to make sure that you treat it in much the same way as you would your actual house, and ensure that it’s as secure as possible […]
When you buy a log cabin, the impulse is there to make sure that your surrounding garden is always immaculate and very well kept, but if you’re a keen wildlife enthusiast as well as a gardener you might want to leave your outdoor spaces a little bit more unkempt than you’re used to. By avoiding […]
It can be very annoying when you’re out and about enjoying some lovely fresh air to see a flower or shrub and think that it would go perfectly up against your bespoke log cabin, but there’s no way of finding out what it’s called. It can be virtually impossible to hunt it down and find […]
Anyone who bought a log cabin in August thinking that it was going to be one of the hottest months of the year will have been sorely disappointed. In fact, the month turned out to be cool and wet, with just a smattering of sunny days for them to enjoy their new purchases. However, the […]
After you’ve had your beautiful new bespoke log cabin installed in your garden, you need to make sure that you keep a weather eye open for an invasive species of slug that is being spotted slithering their way around many lawns and allotments in the UK at the moment. The Arion vulgaris – which also […]
Investing in log cabins is a great idea and they can be a beautiful addition to your garden, allowing you to spend even more time outside with your friends and family. However, you need to make sure that you know exactly what you have to do to maintain your new purchase so that it stands […]
One of the biggest trends to have emerged in the world of flora and fauna in the last 12 months is the UK’s penchant for vertical gardens – which would look perfect adorning the sides of your brand new log cabin. This is being seen primarily in cities where the space for growing plants is […]
Outdoor entertaining is something we all want to do from time to time but the great British weather doesn’t always make this possible. However, if you buy a log cabin that comes with a porch or large veranda you can enjoy a bit of al fresco dining whatever the weather – and whatever time of […]
Investing in a bespoke log cabin is a big decision and not one that should be rushed into lightly, so if you’re thinking that such a space would be the perfect addition to your property it might be a good idea to book a stay in a similar building and have a little holiday. Luckily, […]
When investing in a lovely new log cabin, it might be wise to bring the experts in to fit it in your garden, given new research revealing that one in 10 Brits have had to make a claim on their home insurance because of a botched DIY job. According to the LV= home insurance study, […]
Customer over the moon in Essex insulated roof and floor he’s looking forward to using his cabin.
Recent build in Hexham, insulated floor and roof.